“A car’s nationality has historically played a crucial role in its reputation. American cars are powerful and brawny, European vehicles are fuel-efficient, and Asian cars last forever. Or, at least these used to be the viewpoints of consumers.
But in the modern age of outsourcing, a car’s nationality isn’t nearly as important as you might think. Many automakers make parts in one country, put them together in another country, and assemble the vehicles in yet another country.
As a result, it’s best to read reviews about reliability and trust your instincts and tastes when purchasing a vehicle. While some reputations may remain true, relying on factual evidence, the experiences of others, and your own needs is more important than old-school conjecture. “